|Rag Radio 2011-08-26 / Political Analyst Glenn W Smith on Rick Perry and the 'Texas Miracle' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Progressive blogger, author, and political consultant Glenn W. Smith discusses Rick Perry's candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination -- with topics ranging from Perry's legendary vanity to the myth of his alleged "Texas Miracle." Smith, a former reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post, has covered and worked around Rick Perry since the 1980s. Smith, who created the Dog Canyon website and also blogs at Firedoglake and The Huffington Post, ran Ann Richards' successful campa...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Glenn W Smith; Rick Perry; Republican Primary; Texas Politics; Allan Campbell; Texas Observer; Abby Rapoport; Forrest Wilder
|People United - March 23, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio about public education in the Lone Star State with Abby Rapoport, a staff writer at _The American Prospect_, and Patrick Michels, a reporter at _The Texas Observer_.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Abby Rapoport; The American Prospect; Patrick Michels; The Texas Observer; Snake Oil; Texas; legislative session; budget cuts; public education; private sector; fiscal conservatism; school districts; charter schools; school choice; framing; public funding; private funding; accountability; job protection; regulation; foundations; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Walton Family Foundation; South by Southwest Edu; SXSWedu; Save Texas Schools; Arne Duncan; Department of Education; No Child Left Behind; think tanks; policy institutes; Texas Public Policy Foundation; Americans for Prosperity; for-profit contractors; Pearson; standardized testing; merit pay; measures of performance; educaton reform; free market; neoliberalism; liberal concerns; socio-economic conditions; teachers; unions; bipartisan consensus; exceptions; tax proposals; Edmund G Brown Jr; Jerry Brown; California; Martin O'Malley; Maryland; current events
|People United - November 9, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio about the November 2012 election results with Ken Martin of _The Austin Bulldog_, Forrest Wilder of _The Texas Observer_ and _Abby Rapoport of _The American Prospect_.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Ken Martin; The Austin Bulldog; Abby Rapoport; The American Prospect; Forrest Wilder; The Texas Observer; analysis; elections; election results; local; statewide; Texas; Lone Star State; nationwide; national; United States; Austin City Council; at-large; districting; districting plans; 10-1 plan; Proposition 3; 8-2-1 plan; Proposition 4; gerrymandering; independent review; political influence; Department of Justice; Voting Rights Act; civil rights; voting rights; voter ID law; voter suppression; election administration; partisan; nonpartisan; voter education; Wisconsin; Ohio; Florida; Arkansas; Maine; Minnesota; Montana; New Hampshire; Washington; Missouri; Claire McCaskill; Texas State Legislature; Texas State House; Texas State Senate; US Senate; Ted Cruz; David Dewhurst; Dan Patrick; Tea Party; Republican; Democratic; race; minorities; people of color; students; elderly; demographics; turnout; organizing; democracy; current events
|People United - August 26, 2011 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with _Texas Observer_ contributors Abby Rapoport and Forrest Wilder about the presidential candidacy of Texas Governor Rick Perry.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Texas Observer; Abby Rapoport; Forrest Wilder; Rick Perry; political races; Texas; statewide; national; Democrats; Republican; primaries; Agricultural Commissioner; Lieutenant Governor; Governor; President; White House; Federal Reserve; Ben Bernanke; Tea Party; Ron Paul; George W Bush; Karl Rove; Dave Carney; political ambition; presidential aspirations; swing voters; core constituencies; religious right; Christian right; James Leininger; theocratic historiography; David Barton; Barack Obama; Joe Biden; John McCain; Sarah Palin; economy; incumbency; challenger; establishment; public health; health mandate; HPV vaccine; Garbisol; Merck; sexual health; punitive narrative; Texas State Board of Education; New Apostolic Reformation Movement; The Response; prayer rally; redemption rally; John Hagee; Alice Patterson; government spending; government jobs; education; schools; budget; budget cuts; school districts; Lone Star State; United States; politics
|People United - January 13, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a discussion broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with Abby Rapoport, now a staff writer for _The American Prospect_, and Forrest Wilder, still a staff writer for _The Texas Observer_, on the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, providing an advance postmortem on Texas Governor Rick Perry's ill-fated candidacy, considering the comparative resiliency of another Texan still running, and looking at the party's field of candidates overall.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Abby Rapoport; The American Prospect; Forrest Wilder; The Texas Observer; 2012 Republican presidential race; 2012 Republican primary season; 2012 presidential election; campaign strategies; political analysis; postmortem analysis; Rick Perry; Dave Carney; Kay Bailey Hutchinson; Bill White; Ron Paul; Rick Santorum; Newt Gingrich; Herman Cain; Michelle Bachmann; Mitt Romney; Barack Obama; John McCain; Iraq; Afghanistan; Iowa caucus; New Hampshire primary; South Carolina primary; The Response; Texas politicians; Texas politics; national politics; national following; conservative; social conservative; libertarian; constituencies; religious right; evangelicals; pragmatism; ideology; framing; party establishment; Republican establishment; political firewall; campaign spending; Super PACs; political action committees; nomination process; nominating process; Tea Party; Occupy Wall Street; Occupy movement; electoral politics; United States; current events